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Things to Watch During the Capitals’ 2019-2020 Season

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The Washington Capitals’ 2019-2020 season will bring lots of intrigue and hope for another Stanley Cup but nothing is guaranteed. These are the keys to the Caps making that Cup run possible. Nicklas Backstrom and Braden Holtby’s Contracts Let’s start off addressing the giant elephants in the room. Nicklas Backstrom and Braden Holtby are both […]

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Disappointment and Collapse IV: The Return?

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For the past few years, disappointment and collapse defined the Capitals’ postseason performances; that is until last year. Entering the 12th game seven of the Ovechkin/Backstrom era, the energy around and inside of Capital One Arena on Wednesday was one of anxious excitement. Despite the team being 4-7 in such games during that span, the […]

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Capitals Hit the Ice for Informal Workouts

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On the same day that most kids went back to school, party time came to an end for the reigning and now defending Stanley Cup Champions; as the Capitals held their first informal workouts. The Caps took their celebration with the Cup to a whole new level this summer; so much so that Keeper of […]

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Kuznetsov’s OT winner ends the curse

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THE CURSE IS OVER. THE STREAK IS OVER. THE WASHINGTON CAPITALS ARE IN THE EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS. Leading into Monday night’s game 6, Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov had already scored six goals in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs; only second on the team to Alex Ovechkin. Game 6 was the first of the series to […]

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Capitals cruise to season-high fifth-straight win with victory over Vancouver

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The Washington Capitals have won a season-high five-straight games with the 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. The Washington Capitals scored three unanswered goals to continue their great stretch of hockey and maintain their lead on the Metropolitan Division. The win gives the Capitals a season-high five-straight wins, and they have now […]

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Ovechkin & Trotz Make History Against Montreal

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MONTREAL The Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 Monday night to win their sixth straight game. Ovechkin Chases History: Washington captain Alex Ovechkin scored a goal and earned two assists on the night to bring his career point total to 999. Ovechkin’s goal was the 544th of his career, tying him with Canadiens legend […]